Apa Case Study On Substance Abuse

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The client has been to therapy before, when her parents first found out about the abuse. She stopped going because her female therapist reminded her too much of her aunt. The therapist was an older woman. She found them too similar and it made her uncomfortable. Drug or Alcohol Dependence or Abuse: The client stated there is no previous or current involvement with alcohol dependence or drug abuse. The client’s grandfather was an alcoholic. Suicidal Potential/Self-Harm: When the client was younger, she used to cut her forearms and thighs with scissors in her bedroom. She reported that they were not deep cuts, they were surface-level, and they would bleed a little bit. She would sometimes use Band-Aids to cover them. It was a form of distraction
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